Academic staff in the School 

Staff throughout the School of Government and Society.

Head of School: Professor Mark Webber

Academic Staff

Dr Ross Abbinnett

Senior Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7739

Email r.abbinnett@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gëzim Alpion

Dr Gëzim Alpion

Lecturer in Sociology
Director of Joint Honours and Combined programmes

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3241

Email g.i.alpion@bham.ac.uk

Dr Philip Amis

Dr Philip Amis

Senior Lecturer

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4971

Email p.amis@bham.ac.uk

Edward Avenell

Edward Avenell

Research Administrator

International Development Department

Telephone 0121 414 7232

Email e.j.avenell@bham.ac.uk

Dr Derek Averre

Dr Derek Averre

Senior Lecturer in Russian Foreign and Security Policy

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6364

Email d.l.averre@bham.ac.uk

Dr David Bailey

Dr David Bailey

Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2991

Email d.j.bailey@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stephen Bates

Dr Stephen Bates

Lecturer in Political Science
BA Political Science Programme Director

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6264

Email s.r.bates@bham.ac.uk

Professor Richard Batley

Professor Richard Batley

Emeritus Professor of Development Administration

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4985

Email r.a.batley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Danielle Beswick

Dr Danielle Beswick

Lecturer

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7976

Email d.beswick@bham.ac.uk

Dr Karin Bottom

Dr Karin Bottom

Lecturer in British Politics and Research Methods

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4972

Email k.a.bottom@bham.ac.uk

Professor Tony Bovaird

Professor of Public Management and Policy

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5008

Email t.bovaird@bham.ac.uk

Ian Briggs

Ian Briggs

Senior Fellow

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8089

Email i.r.briggs@bham.ac.uk

Dr Shelley Budgeon

Dr Shelley Budgeon

Senior Lecturer in Sociology

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8621

Email s.budgeon@bham.ac.uk

Professor Peter Burnham

Professor Peter Burnham

Professor of Political Science and International Studies

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8225

Email p.burnham@bham.ac.uk

Dr Adrian Campbell

Dr Adrian Campbell

Senior Lecturer
Convenor of Masters in Public Administration and Masters in Public Administration and Development

International Development Department

Telephone +(44) 121 414 4973/0786 706 1283

Email a.campbell@bham.ac.uk

Dražen Cepić

Dražen Cepić

Research Fellow

International Development Department

Email d.cepic@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ellie Chowns

Dr Ellie Chowns

Teaching Fellow

International Development Department

Telephone +44 121 415 1058

Email e.e.chowns@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard Connolly

Dr Richard Connolly

Senior Lecturer in Political Economy

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8219

Email r.connolly@bham.ac.uk

Dr Laurence Cooley

Teaching Fellow

International Development Department

Email l.p.cooley@bham.ac.uk

Professor Julian Cooper

Professor of Russian Economic Studies

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6346

Email j.m.cooper@bham.ac.uk

Dr Justin Cruickshank

Senior Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6063

Email j.cruickshank@bham.ac.uk

Professor Bob Davies

Emeritus Professor, Senior Fellow

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone + 44 (0)121 414 6362

Email r.w.davies@bham.ac.uk

Dr Simon Delay

Lecturer

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7590

Email s.e.de-lay@bham.ac.uk

Professor David Dunn

Professor David Dunn

Professor in International Politics
Head of the Department of Political Science and International Studies

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3378

Email d.h.dunn@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christopher Finlay

Dr Christopher Finlay

Senior lecturer in Political Theory

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5091

Email c.j.finlay@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jonathan Fisher

Dr Jonathan Fisher

Lecturer in International Development

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3492

Email j.fisher@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rita Floyd

Dr Rita Floyd

Birmingham Fellow in Conflict and Security

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Email r.floyd@bham.ac.uk

Dr Emma Foster

Lecturer in International Politics and Gender

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Email e.a.foster@bham.ac.uk

Dr Julie Gilson

Senior Lecturer in Japanese Politics

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3305

Email j.a.gilson@bham.ac.uk

Huma Haider

Huma Haider

Research Fellow, GSDRC

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8468

Email h.haider@bham.ac.uk

Professor Philip Hanson

Professor of the Political Economy of Russia and Eastern Europe, Retired Emeritus (from 2002)

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6353

Email philip.hanson@btinternet.com

Dr Tim Haughton

Dr Tim Haughton

Reader in European Politics

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6360

Email t.j.haughton@bham.ac.uk

Siân Herbert

Siân Herbert

Research Fellow, GSDRC

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4965

Email s.herbert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Isabelle Hertner

Dr Isabelle Hertner

Lecturer in German and European Politics and Society
Deputy Director of the Institute for German Studies

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8637

Email i.hertner@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tom Hewitt

Dr Tom Hewitt

Lecturer in International Development

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5012

Email t.hewitt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kamala Imranli-Lowe

Dr Kamala Imranli-Lowe

Research Fellow

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Email k.imranli-lowe@bham.ac.uk

Professor Paul Jackson

Professor Paul Jackson

Professor of African Politics

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7293

Email p.b.jackson@bham.ac.uk

Dr Stephen Jeffares

Dr Stephen Jeffares

Lecturer
Director of Postgraduate Research, INLOGOV

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 1075

Email s.r.jeffares@bham.ac.uk

Dr Laura Jenkins

Lecturer in Political Science

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4710

Email l.m.jenkins@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sara Jones

Dr Sara Jones

Birmingham Fellow

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7535

Email s.jones.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Deema Kaneff

Reader in Social Anthropology

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7339

Email d.kaneff@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Kerr

Dr Peter Kerr

Senior Lecturer in Politics

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7745

Email p.kerr@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrew Knops

Dr Andrew Knops

Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2728

Email a.knops@bham.ac.uk

Dr Will Leggett

Dr Will Leggett

Senior Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8628

Email w.p.leggett@bham.ac.uk

Dr. Nicolas Lemay-Hebert

Dr. Nicolas Lemay-Hebert

Senior Lecturer

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2693

Email n.lemayhebert@bham.ac.uk

Dr Robert Leurs

Dr Robert Leurs

Lecturer

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4970

Email r.leurs@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard Lock-Pullan

Dr Richard Lock-Pullan

Senior Lecturer in International Politics

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4058

Email r.j.lockpullan@bham.ac.uk

Brian Lucas

Brian Lucas

Manager, GSDRC

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5037

Email b.lucas@bham.ac.uk

Dr Huw Macartney

Dr Huw Macartney

Lecturer in Political Economy

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Email h.macartney@bham.ac.uk

Catherine Mangan

Catherine Mangan

Senior Fellow

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7787

Email c.mangan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Heather Marquette

Dr Heather Marquette

Reader in Development Politics
Director of Research, Developmental Leadership Program (DLP)
Academic Director, GSDRC

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 2296

Email h.a.marquette@bham.ac.uk

Claire Mcloughlin

Claire Mcloughlin

Research Fellow

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7592

Email c.mcloughlin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Cerwyn Moore

Senior lecturer in International Relations

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3059

Email c.moore.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard North

Lecturer in Political Theory

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4711

Email r.north.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr Fiona Nunan

Dr Fiona Nunan

Lecturer in Environment and Development
Director of the International Development Department

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3061

Email f.s.nunan@bham.ac.uk

Sarah O'Connor

Information Officer, GSDRC

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 3911

Email sarah@gsdrc.org

Freyja Oddsdottir

Freyja Oddsdottir

Research and Communications Support Officer (GSDRC)

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 7592

Email f.oddsdottir@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kevork Oskanian

Research Fellow

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Email k.oskanian@bham.ac.uk

Professor Maureen Perrie

Retired Emeritus Professor of Russian History

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Email m.p.perrie@bham.ac.uk

Professor Peter Preston

Professor Peter Preston

Professor of Political Sociology

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6527

Email p.w.preston@bham.ac.uk

Dr Adam Quinn

Dr Adam Quinn

Senior Lecturer in International Politics

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5313

Email a.j.quinn@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Raine

Professor John Raine

Professor of Management in Criminal Justice

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5008

Email j.w.raine@bham.ac.uk

Professor Carole Rakodi

Emeritus Professor, Director, Religions and Development Research Programme

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7232

Email c.rakodi@bham.ac.uk

Sumedh Rao

Sumedh Rao

Research Fellow, GSDRC

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7592

Email sumedh@gsdrc.org

Dr Martin Rew

Dr Martin Rew

Lecturer

International Development Department

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4982

Email m.j.rew@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard Shorten

Dr Richard Shorten

Lecturer in Political Theory

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7570

Email r.c.shorten@bham.ac.uk

Dr Asaf Siniver

Senior Lecturer in International Security

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6386

Email a.siniver@bham.ac.uk

Professor Chris Skelcher

Professor Chris Skelcher

Professor of Public Governance

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4962

Email c.k.skelcher@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nicola Smith

Dr Nicola Smith

Senior Lecturer in Political Science

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 288 2937/+44 (0)121 414 7569

Email n.j.smith.1@bham.ac.uk

Catherine Staite

Catherine Staite

Director of INLOGOV

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4999/07775 801042

Email c.staite@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jill Steans

Senior Lecturer in International Relations Theory
Academic Lead Professional Development Module, College of Social Sciences

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6278

Email j.a.steans@bham.ac.uk

Professor Colin Thain

Professor Colin Thain

Professor of Political Science

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 1052

Email c.thain@bham.ac.uk

Dr Graham Timmins

Dr Graham Timmins

Director of Education, School of Government and Society
Senior Lecturer in International Politics

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 5019

Email g.timmins@bham.ac.uk

Dr Tsering Topgyal

Lecturer in International Relations

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone 44 (0)1241 48228

Email t.topgyal@bham.ac.uk

Dr. Sevasti-Eleni Vezirgiannidou

Dr. Sevasti-Eleni Vezirgiannidou

Lecturer in International Organisations

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6224

Email s.vezirgiannidou@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marco Vieira

Dr Marco Vieira

Senior Lecturer in International Relations
Postgraduate Research Director

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6265

Email m.a.vieira@bham.ac.uk

Dr Peter Watt

Dr Peter Watt

Reader in Public Sector Economics

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4983

Email p.a.watt@bham.ac.uk

Dr Robert Watt

Dr Robert Watt

Lecturer

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6523

Email r.n.watt@bham.ac.uk

Professor Mark Webber

Professor Mark Webber

Professor of International Politics
Head of Government and Society

School of Government and Society

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8181/Tina Aston: +44 (0)121 414 8398

Email m.a.webber.1@bham.ac.uk

Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler

Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler

Professor of International Relations
Director of the The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6215/Tina Aston: +44 (0)121 414 8398

Email n.j.wheeler@bham.ac.uk

Dr David White

Dr David White

Lecturer in Politics

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8237

Email d.j.white.1@bham.ac.uk

Dr Philip Whiteman

Dr Philip Whiteman

Lecturer

Institute of Local Government Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7491

Email p.whiteman@bham.ac.uk

Dr Kataryna Wolczuk

Dr Kataryna Wolczuk

Reader in Politics and International Studies

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6356

Email k.wolczuk@bham.ac.uk

Professor Stefan Wolff

Professor Stefan Wolff

Professor of International Security
Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer, College of Social Sciences

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8230

Email s.wolff@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christalla Yakinthou

Dr Christalla Yakinthou

Birmingham Fellow

Department of Political Science and International Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8634

Email c.yakinthou@bham.ac.uk

Dr Galina Yemelianova

Dr Galina Yemelianova

Senior Lecturer in Eurasian Studies

Centre for Russian and East European Studies

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6362

Email g.yemelianova@bham.ac.uk